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Unformatted text preview: 1. Material Culture Artifacts Features Structures Sites Typical site types : habitation ceremonial/public burial special activity underwater industrial 2. Archaeological Context Matrix Provenience (provenance) Association Principle of Association: an object is contemporary with the other objects found in the same archaeological deposit or level. Principle of Superposition: in any undisturbed sequence of layers, the bottom layer is the oldest. Context: the position of an archaeological find in time and space, established by measuring its association, matrix, and provenience. Associated Terms: stratum (a) stratigraphy/stratified/stratigraphic stratigraphic profile/section level deposit disturbance disturbed/undisturbed instrusion/intrusive primary/secondary context in situ ____________________________________________________________...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course AR AR101 taught by Professor Elia during the Spring '08 term at BU.
- Spring '08